Connector SB-63 ... SF Unit to SF Unit Connector SB-65 ... SF Unit to PC Model Number: Trade Name: Responsible party: CASIO, INC. Address: Telephone number: 973-361-5400 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules, Operation is subject to the...
Before using the unit for the first time Use the following procedure to load batteries and reset the unit before using it for the first time. 1. Slide the battery compartment cover in the direction indicated by the arrow. 2. Slide the battery switch to the “REPLACE 1” setting. 3.
Before using the unit for the first time 6. Replace the battery compartment cover. 7. Press to switch power on. ON/OFF • If message does not appear, open the battery compartment and press the RESET button. 8. Press ENTER THE NEXT STEP STARTS DATA DELETION AND UNIT RESET!
About the EL backlight • This unit is equipped with an EL backlight that allows easy viewing of display contents in a theater, or anywhere else where lighting is dim. • Note, however, that frequent or extended use of the EL backlight, or using it under cold conditions shortens battery life.
CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss resulting from the use of this manual. • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any loss or claims by third parties which may arise through the use of the SF Unit. •...
Multiple Language Capability Your SF unit is capable of producing messages in any one of six different languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese). Use the following procedure to select the language you want. To select the system language 1. Press to switch power on.
Introduction SF-4990/SF-6990/SF-7990 About this manual... This manual is divided into 7 parts. PART 1 Getting Started Be sure to read this part of the manual before doing anything else! It includes important information that you need to know in order to use the SF Unit correctly.
PART 5 Calculator Functions The SF Unit also gives you the capability to perform all of the mathematical operations available on today’s calculators. Conversion modes describe functions for converting between three national currencies, or between metric and yard denomination. PART 6 Data Communications The data communications capabilities of the SF Unit let you transfer data between two SF Units, or between the SF Unit and a personal computer.
Introduction SF-4990/SF-6990/SF-7990 Contents Before using the unit for the first time ... 1 About the EL backlight ... 3 Introduction – SF-4990/SF-6990/SF-7990 ... 4 Multiple Language Capability ... 5 About this manual..6 Manual conventions ... 7 PART 1 – Getting Started ... 13 Read this first! ...
To input accented characters ... 28 To input other symbols ... 28 To correct, delete or insert characters ... 29 Date and time input ... 29 PART 3 – Data Management Functions ... 30 To enter a mode ... 30 About display formats ...
Introduction SF-4990/SF-6990/SF-7990 To edit labels ... 46 To specify a date ... 47 To input Expense Mode data ... 47 To calculate expense totals for a specific period ... 48 About the total amount display ... 50 Where to find other information ... 50 Using the To Do Mode ...
PART 4 – Timekeeping Functions ... 63 Using the Home Time function ... 63 About Home Time displays..63 To display the Home Time ... 64 To set the Home Time zone ... 64 To set the Home Time ... 65 To switch the Home Time between 12-hour and 24-hour format ...
Introduction SF-4990/SF-6990/SF-7990 PART 6 – Data Communications ... 79 Setting Up for Data Communications ... 79 To connect the SF-4990/SF-6990/SF-7990 to another SF Unit ... 79 Performing data communications between an SF Unit and a personal computer ... 80 To set the SF Unit hardware parameters ... 81 About communications parameters...
Read this first! You must be familiar with the following information in order to use the SF Unit correctly. It tells you what to do in order to avoid losing important data stored in memory. Please be sure to read the following before using the SF Unit! Make back up copies of important data! Your SF Unit employs electronic memory, which makes it possible to store large volumes of data and to recall stored data quickly and easily.
“THE RESET OPERATION DELETES ALL DATA IN MEMORY! DO YOU WANT TO CONTINUE?” Press to reset the unit. ENTER If you still have trouble after trying the RESET operation, you may have a hardware problem. If so, consult with your nearest CASIO dealer.
General Precautions • Never try to take the SF Unit apart. • Avoid strong impact and sudden temperature changes. • At very low temperatures, the display response time may slow down or the display may fail completely. This is temporary and correct operation should return at normal temperature.
PART 1 Getting Started Low Battery Message A message appears on the display to warn you when the batteries power drops below a certain level. Should battery power drop too low, data in memory may be corrupted or lost. Whenever a low battery power message appears on the display, be sure to stop operation of the SF Unit and replace batteries as soon as possible.
• Never leave dead batteries in the battery compartment. • Remove the batteries if you do not plan to use the SF Unit for a long period. • Replace batteries at least once every year, no matter how much you use the SF Unit during that period.
PART 1 Getting Started To replace the batteries 1. Press to switch power off. ON/OFF 2. Slide the battery compartment cover in the direction indicated by the arrow. 3. Slide the battery switch to the “REPLACE 1” setting. Insert a thin, pointed object into (A) and remove the old battery. Caution Be sure to remove only one battery at a time.
SF Unit. Remember − you should always keep copies of important data by writing it down, by transferring it to a personal computer or other SF Unit (SF-4990, 6990, 7990 only). To reset the SF Unit’s memory 1.
PART 1 Getting Started 3. Press ENTER Warning! The next step deletes all data stored in the SF Unit’s memory. Make sure that you really want to delete the data before you continue! 4. Press to start the RESET procedure. ENTER •...
Operation Reference General Guide The following illustration shows the names of the main controls of the SF-4990/ SF-6990/SF-7990. Display LIGHT key Power ON/ OFF key Connector Terminal PART 2 Search keys Lock Mode Keys Numeric Keys Cursor Keys Keyboard...
PART 2 Operation Reference Setting Up the SF Unit After batteries are loaded, use the following procedures to set up the SF Unit for operation. To switch power on and off 1. Press to switch power on. ON/OFF • The initial screen for the mode that was selected when you last switched power off appears on the display.
To adjust the display contrast 1. Enter the Telephone Directory Mode. • You could enter any mode except the Calculator Mode and Conversion Mode here. 2. Press once or twice to display the function menu. FUNCTION 3. Press the applicable number key to select CONTRAST. 4.
PART 2 Operation Reference MEMO Memo Mode for storage of unformatted data in a kind of electronic notebook. TO DO To Do Mode for storage of reminders of things to do. You can affix a check mark to items as you complete them. CLOCK Home Time/World Time 1, 2 Modes for display of the current time in your hometown and other locations around the globe.
To use the FUNCTION key Press the key to display a function menu that makes it possible to FUNCTION perform functions that are not marked on the unit’s keys. 1 ALL DELETE 4 MEMORY CHECK 5 DATA COMM. 6 SOUND Just like in the above example display, all of the functions included in a function menu have a number at the beginning.
PART 2 Operation Reference About alarm types This unit has two types of alarms: the Daily Alarm and Schedule Alarm. The following describes each of these alarms. Daily Alarm The Daily Alarm sounds at the same time everyday, when the Home Time reaches the time you have set as the Daily Alarm (page 66).
Inputting Letters, Numbers and Symbols The following describes the basic input operations for the SF Unit. Note that you can use the following operations to input data only in the Telephone Directory, the Memo Mode, the Schedule Keeper, the To Do Mode, the Expense Mode, and the Anniversary Mode.
PART 2 Operation Reference To input accented characters Press the key and confirm that the “CODE” indicator is on the display. CODE Next, input the character. The following character accents are available. • Umlaut (Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ü, ä, ë, ï, ö, ü) ... •...
To correct, delete or insert characters To correct a character, simply move the cursor to the location of the character and input the character you want to change to. To delete a character, move the cursor to the character you want to delete and press To insert a character, move the cursor to the desired position.
PART 3 Data Management Functions Data Management Functions This part of the manual describes how to input and store data in the Telephone Directory, Memo, Schedule Keeper, To Do, Expense and Anniversary Modes. It also describes how the Calendar Mode can be used in combination with the Schedule Keeper Mode.
About display formats Data Display You can scroll through a data display line-by-line using the K and L cursor keys. If you press “ and ‘, the display scrolls data item-by-data item. Index Display You can scroll through an index display data item-by-data item using the K and L cursor keys.
PART 3 Data Management Functions Using the Telephone Directory The innovative Telephone Directory Mode of the SF Unit lets you input 1NAME/ COMPANY 2HOME 3WORK 4FAX 5CELL 6E-MAIL 7URL 8ADDRESS 9FREE for instant look up when you need them. It also gives you a user- definable item that you can use to record birthdays, hobbies, or any other information you want.
1. Enter the Telephone Directory Mode. Prompt for name input 2. Input the name with the last name first (or company name), since the data is sorted according to the name entry. . You can press the L key in place of the 3.
PART 3 Data Management Functions 6. Input data for the WORK, FAX, CELL, E-MAIL, URL, and ADDRESS entries. 7. After inputting all of the data in step 6, press entry. 8. Input any other information you want. 9. After inputting all of the data you want, press •...
Using the Memo Mode The Memo Mode of the SF Unit is like a pad of electronic memo paper that lets you store information in any format you want. You can input Memo Mode data by adding new memos to the end of data already in memory, or you can insert new memo data between two existing Memo Mode data items.
PART 3 Data Management Functions To insert a new Memo Mode data item between two items in memory 1. Enter the Memo Mode. 2. Recall the data item you want to come after the new data item you are about to input, and move the name of the data item into the top line of the display.
Using the Calendar The calendar is pre-programmed to display full-month calendars of any month from January 1901 through December 2099. To display the calendar Press to enter the Calendar Mode. CALN/SCHD Year Month These values indicate (from left to right) the day number from the beginning of the year, the number of days until the end of the year, and the week number from the beginning of the year.
PART 3 Data Management Functions To scroll through calendars 1. Press to enter the Calendar Mode. CALN/SCHD 2. Use the K and L cursor keys to scroll sequentially through the calendars. Holding down either key scrolls at high speed. • Use “...
To highlight days of the week for multiple months 1. Press to enter the Calendar Mode. CALN/SCHD 2. Press once or twice to display the function menu. FUNCTION 3. Press the applicable number key to select HOLIDAY SET. • To clear the function menu without highlighting anything, press 4.
PART 3 Data Management Functions Using the Schedule Keeper The Schedule Keeper lets you store data about your appointments to keep you on time all the time. It lets you input the time and a description of your appointment. You can even set Schedule Alarms that remind you when it is time to get ready for your appointments.
About Schedule Keeper data and initial displays... Schedule Keeper information is stored under dates, with each date acting as a unit called a data item. Each data item is made up of a number of data entries. In the Schedule Keeper, the appearance of the currently displayed date depends on whether or not Schedule Keeper data is already stored under that date.
PART 3 Data Management Functions Using Schedule Alarms You can set schedule alarms for Schedule Keeper data entries to help you keep on time for important appointments. To set a schedule alarm when inputting data 1. Enter the Schedule Keeper and input data, using the procedures described in steps 1 through 4 under “To input Schedule Keeper data’’...
To set or change a schedule alarm for an existing data entry 1. Enter the Schedule Keeper and recall the data for which you want to set or change a schedule alarm. Press 2. Press L until the cursor moves to the Schedule Alarm time. 3.
PART 3 Data Management Functions Using the Expense Mode The Expense Mode lets you store expense data, including payment date, payment amount, payment method, expense type and description. You can also produce total for other period of time. About Expense Mode data items and data entries... Each Expense Mode data item is made up of the following five data entries.
About Expense Mode Display formats As with the other modes, Expense Mode data can be displayed using an Index Display or a Data Display. The following describes the contents of each type of display. Index Display The Index Display shows data day-by-day. MEAL HOTEL •...
PART 3 Data Management Functions To enter the Expense Mode You can use either of the two following methods to enter the Expense Mode. • Press . The Expense Mode screen for the current date (as noted EXP/ANNI on the Home Time display) appears*. •...
4. Use K and L to select the item whose label you want to change. 5. While the label you want to change is selected, input the text for the label to which you want to change. • Labels can be up to 14 characters long. 6.
PART 3 Data Management Functions 4. The list of payment type labels takes up two screens. Use K and L to switch between screens. While a screen is displayed, use number keys to select the payment type label you want. AMOUNT MEAL CASH...
2. Press to display the function menu, and then select REPORT. FUNCTION REPORT FROM PAYMENT TYPE 3. Use J and H to move the cursor, input a starting date (FROM) and ending date (TO), and then press REPORT FROM PAYMENT TYPE 1 CASH 2 CARD 4.
PART 3 Data Management Functions About the total amount display The amount for each type subtotal and the grand total can be an amount with an integer up to 10 digits long. This means that the maximum value is 9,999,999,999. Any value greater than this is displayed as “*************”.
Using the To Do Mode The To Do Mode gives you a handy list of things to do. You can input To Do data by adding new items to end of those already in memory. Each To Do Mode item can contain up to 384 characters (including newline symbols).
PART 3 Data Management Functions 4. Press ENTER TELEPHONE CALL 1/OCT/2003 WED 5. When the data display is on the screen, press • This input a check mark into the check box. • To remove the check mark from a check box, display the data display and then press ENTER Where to find other information...
Using the Anniversary Mode You can use the Anniversary Mode to store data about anniversaries, and other events that occur on a yearly basis. Each anniversary item can contain up to 384 characters (including new line symbols). About Anniversary Mode Display formats As with the other modes, Anniversary Mode data can be displayed using an index display or a data display.
PART 3 Data Management Functions To enter the Anniversary Mode Press twice. This displays the Anniversary Mode initial screen. EXP/ANNI To input Anniversary Mode data 1. Press twice to enter the Anniversary Mode. EXP/ANNI 2. In response to the “DESCRIPTION?” prompt, input a description of the appointment.
Recalling data stored in memory The following search capability lets you recall data stored in memory quickly and easily. • With index search, you scroll through an index display of data items. • With initial character search, you specify the data item you are looking for by inputting the first few letters of an entry.
PART 3 Data Management Functions 3. Press ‘ or “ to start the search. An index display of all data items in the mode whose initial characters match those that you specified appears on the display. • To clear the “SEARCH” indicator from the display (and cancel the current search operation), press you change modes, or by any data edit or input operation.
Editing, Deleting and Copying data To edit a data item 1. Enter the mode you want to edit a data item. 2. Use index , initial character search you want to edit. 3. Move the entry of the data item you want to edit into the top line (second line in the Schedule Keeper Mode and the Expense Mode) of the index display.
PART 3 Data Management Functions 1. Enter the mode where you want to delete all data items. 2. Press once or twice to display the function menu. FUNCTION 3. Press the applicable number key to select ALL DELETE. • To clear the function menu without deleting anything, press 4.
To move an Expense Mode data item to a different date You can move Expense Mode data from one date to another by changing the date on the EDIT screen. See “To edit a data item” on page 57 for more information. To copy a data item The Copy Function lets you duplicate selected data.
PART 3 Data Management Functions To cancel the memory management operation, press • Using the Secret function The Secret Function ensures that your personal data is kept private, but providing you with the means to restrict access to those who know your secret password.
5. While in the secret memory area, you can change modes, input data, edit data, recall data, and delete data using the procedures explained under each mode in this manual. 6. To exit the secret memory area (and return to the open memory area), press SECRET.
PART 3 Data Management Functions To transfer data from the open memory area to the secret memory area 1. While not in the secret memory area, enter the Telephone Directory, Memo Mode, Schedule Keeper, To Do Mode, Expense Mode, or Anniversary Mode.
Timekeeping Functions Using the Home Time function The Home Time function shows you the current time and date in the time zone you preset as your Home Time zone. You also can set a daily alarm that sounds at the same time each day. About Home Time displays...
PART 4 Timekeeping Functions To display the Home Time Press to display the current Home Time. CLOCK To set the Home Time zone 1. Press to display the current Home Time. CLOCK 2. Press to display the function menu. FUNCTION 3.
To set the Home Time 1. Display the current Home Time. 2. Press EDIT • The current hour setting on the display flashes because it is selected . 3. Use the H and J cursor keys to move the flashing selection around the Home Time display.
PART 4 Timekeeping Functions To switch the Home Time between standard and daylight saving time 1. Display the current Home Time. 2. Press to toggle DST on and off. • The standard/DST setting is set up as a toggle setting. This means that each time you press setting to the opposite one.
About the daily alarm... Once you set the daily alarm, it sounds at the same time every day (as long as the ALARM TIME setting is ON). To select the date format 1. Display the current Home Time. 2. Press to display the function menu.
PART 4 Timekeeping Functions Using the World Time function With the World Time function, you can view the current time in any one of 33 cities around the world. You can register two cities as World Time cities. The times and dates that appear in the World Time displays are based on the current Home Time setting.
PART 5 Calculator Functions Calculator Functions Using the Calculator Whenever you enter the Calculator Mode, some of the keys on the SF Unit keyboard take on calculator functions. To enter the Calculator Mode Press to enter the Calculator Mode. About the Calculator Mode keys... The following illustration shows the SF Unit keys that are used in the Calculator Mode.
• — clears the calculator completely (except the calculator memory). • to clear a value if you have not yet entered the operator following that value. • Use the number keys ( point. • MC — clears the calculator memory. MR —...
To perform constant calculations 1. Enter the Calculator Mode. 2. Enter the calculation, pressing the arithmetic operator key twice. This will causes the “K” indicator to appear on the display to indicate a constant calculation. • You can use this constant calculation technique for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
PART 5 Calculator Functions The following conditions all result in errors. • When the number of digits in the mantissa of an intermediate or a final result exceeds 10 digits. • When the number of digits in the mantissa of a value stored in memory exceeds 10 digits.
Using the Currency Conversion Mode The Currency Conversion Mode lets you perform currency conversions. You can also define cross rates to perform conversions between different currency pairs. To enter the Currency Conversion Mode 1. Press to enter the Conversion Mode. CONVERSION 2.
PART 5 Calculator Functions To view the current Currency Conversion Mode rates In the Currency Conversion Mode, select the currency whose rate you want to check, and then press EDIT To perform a currency conversion Example How many euros ( )are $50 (dollars)? 1.
Example 2 To specify an exchange rate of 9. Press to go back to the Current Conversion Mode initial display. • This displays the rates you set in Example 1. to select C1 H – J C3. 10. Press • If there is already a rate assigned to C1, it appears at this time.
PART 5 Calculator Functions Using the Metric Conversion Mode Use this mode to convert between meters and yards, kilograms and pounds, Fahrenheit and Celsius, etc. To enter the Metric Conversion Mode 1. Press CONVERSION 2. Press to select METRIC CON. To perform a metric conversion Example 1 To convert 5 yards to meters.
Data Communications Data communications capabilities let you transfer data between two CASIO SF Units, or between this unit and a personal computer. You can perform such operations in the Telephone Directory, Memo, Schedule Keeper, Calendar, To Do, Expense or Anniversary modes.
Note • The CASIO Data Communication Package may not be included with certain SF Units models. If your unit does not come with the Data Communication Package, contact your dealer about purchasing one. Please note that there are a number of different CASIO Data Communication Packages to suit various computers and SF Unit types.
To set the SF Unit hardware parameters 1. Press once or twice to display the function menu. FUNCTION 2. Press the applicable number key to select DATA COMM. 3. Press to select SET UP PAR. PARITY BIT LENGTH • The highlighted items on the display are the parameters that are currently set.
PART 6 Data Communications To set up the SF Unit to receive data 1. While an initial screen is displayed, press the function menu. • If you want the received data to be stored in the secret memory area, you should also enter the secret memory area at this point.
• The number of data items received is counted on the display. • If an error occurs during the receive operation, the message “TRANSMIT ERROR!” appears on the display. Press • Received data is added to the data already stored in memory. If the memory becomes full during the receive operation, the message “MEMORY FULL!”...
PART 6 Data Communications Sending Data This section tells you how to operate the SF Unit to send data to another SF Unit, or to a personal computer. There are a number of possible procedures you can use, depending on the mode and how many data items you want to send. About data transfer types...
To send all data items 1. While an initial screen is displayed, press the function menu. • Note that this operation sends all open memory area data or all secret memory area data. Make sure you are in the memory area you want (open or secret) before proceeding.
PART 6 Data Communications To send one month of Calendar data (highlights) 1. In the Calendar Mode, press menu. 2. Press the applicable number key to select DATA COMM. 3. Press to select SEND. 4. Press to select MODE DATA. 5.
To send all Schedule Keeper, Calendar or Expense Mode data in a specific period 1. In the Schedule Keeper, Calendar or Expense Mode, press or twice to display the function menu. • You can perform the following operation while in the open memory area or the secret memory area.
PART 7 Technical Reference Technical Reference Keys Key Cap Name Power On/Off key ON/OFF Light key LIGHT Telephone Directory Calendar/Schedule CALN/SCHD Mode key Expense and EXP/ANNI Anniversary Mode key Memo Mode key MEMO To Do Mode key TO DO Calculator Mode key Clock key CLOCK Secret key...
Key Cap Name Caps key CAPS Shift key SHIFT Code key CODE Function key FUNCTION Space key SPACE Symbol key SYMBOL Enter key ENTER Edit key EDIT Insert key Delete key Newline key Search key “ ‘ Function Press this key to shift-lock the keyboard between upper-case and lower-case characters.
PART 7 Technical Reference Key Cap Name Cursor Right key Cursor Left key Cursor Up key Cursor Down key Numeric keys Letter keys For information on the “About the Calculator Mode keys...” on page 70. Press this key to move the cursor to the right.
Storage Capacity The 256K (SF-4990)/512K (SF-6990)/1M (SF-7990) bytes memory capacity includes a 258,696 (SF-4990)/520,840 (SF-6990)/1,045,128 (SF-7990) bytes user area. The following shows examples of what this means for the storage of data in each mode. Telephone Directory Approximately 7,300 (SF-4990)/14,800 (SF-6990)/29,800 (SF-7990), under the...
PART 7 Technical Reference To Do Approximately 7,600 (SF-4990)/15,300 (SF-6990)/30,700 (SF-7990), 20-char- acter items. Expense Approximately 7,300 (SF-4990)/14,800 (SF-6990)/29,800 (SF-7990), under the following conditions: 4 items per day, 30 days per month up to $999.99 per amount item 8-character payment type...
Auto Sort Sequence Telephone Directory data items are automatically sorted in alphabetical order according to the first letter in the NAME entry. The following table shows the sequence used for data sorts. § > (space) ” & ’ — < Á...
PART 7 Technical Reference Message Table Message NOT FOUND! Data specified in search operation does not exist in memory or no data is stored in memory. MEMORY FULL! No more room in memory for storage of data. ALARM TIME Attempt to set a Schedule ALREADY Keeper alarm time that is USED OR...
Message WEAK The batteries are getting BATTERIES! weak. CONSULT YOUR USER’S GUIDE IMMEDIATELY! Meaning Replace batteries immediately (page 16). Message Table Action...
Battery life: Approximately 1 year under the following test conditions: Unit turned on one hour each day (5 minutes operation, 55 minutes no operation), with two backlight operations, one Daily Alarm operation per day and Hourly Time Signal turned on. Auto power off: Approximately 6 minutes after last key operation Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F) Dimensions:...
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